WHD, UPF hold inaugural Trilateral Global Summit in London
The inaugural edition of ‘Trilateral Global Summit’ was held in London promoting the integration of the global economy and businesses as a pathway for peace. The World Humanitarian Drive (WHD) in partnership with the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) hosted the summit held on 19th and 20th June.
The event provided a platform for diplomats, corporate heads, policy makers, investors and influencers from around the globe to demonstrate their ideas to strengthen global ties for investments and knowledge sharing. Participants from over 25 countries took part including from the UK, Portugal, Morocco, Bahrain and India. The event revolved around the idea of enhancing “Trade for Peace” initiated by Abdul Basit Syed, the founder of WHD to support U.K’s trade relations globally.
“This summit has exceeded our expectations in term of the quality of the presentations most importantly trade and investments opportunities that it has enabled,” said Syed. CEO of Doha Bank Dr Raghavan Seetharaman, former Managing Director of World Bank Group Dr James Lee, Humphrey Hawksley former BBC Foreign Correspondent, AbdelMajid Fassi Fihri M.P. Morocco, Angela Guerra M.P Portugal, Sandra Pereira M.P Portugal and Angelina Teny Former Minister Sudan spoke during the summit.
The summits honoured Dr Raghavan Seetharaman CEO Doha Bank Qatar, Maria Victoria M Acosta, Senior Vice President of Megaworld International Corporation from the Philippines, Ali AlDerazi Former M.P. and Fundament SPC Director, Bahrain with awards. Baroness Verma hosted a summit session in the house of Lords in the presence of WHD Patron Chris Philp MP. Mayor of Croydon Humayun Kabir hosted a session in the Croydon Town Hall. Another session was held in UPF’ UK HQ. Next Trilateral Global Summit will be held in June 2020.